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You're smack-dab in the middle of the week, stuck at your desk, and that alfresco margarita you've been dreaming about seems so far away. You know what gets us through it all? A little retail therapy, of course.
We're not talking about getting irresponsible now, but if you're looking for something that'll give you a little more of a shopping high than a 5-cent gum ball, $50 is that magic number. For that amount, you'll get something new and shiny (that won't fall apart on you) — that won't send you to the poorhouse. Need to see it to believe it? Ahead, 22 under-$50 finds that'll make TGIF come ASAP.
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read
While definitely mild compared to the East Coast chill, L.A.'s winters are super fickle. Temps drop dramatically at night, forecasts are way off, and you can pretty much always count on an unexpected rainstorm. All of this to say that, no, indulging in winter fashions when you live in L.A. isn't totally ridiculous. As a read